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Monessen man’s homicide trial set

By Renatta Signorini
Jury selection for a Monessen man accused in two cases of homicide and attempted homicide is set to begin Sept. 8. Attorneys expect the trial for Earl Vatelle Pinkney, 20, to last five or six days. Pinkney is accused of …

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Belle Vernon golfer Lubriani wins Fayette County tournament

Many area golf teams officially started the 2014 season by participating in the annual Fayette County Coaches Association Tournament on Friday at Uniontown’s Duck Hollow Golf Club. The top 10 finishers earned all-county honors for the  18-hole event. Leading the …
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Bentworth again turns to Skiles to head football program

For the third time in 33 years, Bentworth School Board has hired alumnus Ron Skiles as its head varsity football coach. The 70-year-old Skiles’ first head coaching stint with the Bearcats was from 1981-88. He compiled a 53-26 record in …
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Salvino will be coaching at California — as football aide

Joe Salvino is going to be coaching at California Area this season. However, Monessen basketball fans can relax because he isn’t leaving to coach the Trojans’ on the hard court. Salvino is expected to join Bo Teets’ football staff as …
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Temple’s Hooks lands at Cal U

Over the last few years, California University has become a landing spot for one-time Division I football players. Currently, there is one former D-I starter …
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Recovered from ACL injury, McDonough hopes to anchor Elizabeth Forward line

It wasn’t the injury at the beginning of last season that hurt the most for Elizabeth Forward’s Devin McDonough. It was the call that followed. “I just remember getting a call from my doctor, and he said my ACL was …
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Frazier golf team seeks to improve in tough section

Judging by the results of 2013, the Frazier golf team easily could go from outside of the playoffs to the Section 2-AA title. “(Last year) we missed the playoffs by one stroke and the section championship by five strokes,” Frazier …
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Gridders take the field Saturday

It may not be “Friday Night Lights,” but area coaches hope it won’t turn into “Saturday Morning Funnies,” either. On Saturday, coaches and fans will …
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Yough junior squad ends season with 2 tourney losses

While preparing for the Westmoreland Little League District 2 Junior Championship baseball tournament, the Yough Juniors all-star team had a bright outlook following a 13-2 …
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